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NASA Satellite Captures Video Of Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcanic Ash Cloud
2012-04-23 09:20:33

[ Watch the Video ] Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano has re-awakened and has been emitting gas and ash. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite has been viewing the ash cloud, and it was documented in a short new video released by NASA's GOES Project on Friday. NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-13, captures visible and infrared images of weather over the eastern U.S. every 15 minutes, and spotted an ash and gas cloud streaming from Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano over several...

2012-02-01 10:26:00

ALYS BEACH, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alys Beach, in conjunction with Visit South Walton, invites artists from around the globe to submit original digital artwork for the Fifth Annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach, a one of a kind juried venue for projected art. Artists will compete for $10,000 in prize money, awarded in five categories. All work selected for the 2012 festival will be eligible for the awards, to be held on June 8-9th. (Photo:...

2012-01-03 10:30:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ash Creek Enterprises, Inc., one of Connecticut's leading IT service providers, announced today that it has promoted Geoffrey James to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. James founded the company 12 years ago and has held various positions within the company: technical, marketing, sales and research and development. He has played a significant part in helping to grow the company's client base and contributed to the company's double...

2011-12-19 10:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ash Creek Enterprises, Inc., one of Connecticut's leading IT service providers, announced today that is has promoted Mark Calzone to the position of company President. Mr. Calzone joined the company 11 years ago and has held various positions within the company, technical, marketing, sales and operations. He has been instrumental in helping to grow the company's client base and greatly contributed to the company's double digit...

2011-08-18 00:00:43

For those living near a coal fired power plant, fly ash particle pollution can cause serious health effects and can be monitored by simple gathering techniques and high powered analytical equipment. SEMTech Solutions has created a new Coal Ash Image and Analysis Gallery, along with a general information webpage, for homeowners, insurance companies, or licensed site professionals that deal with the issues of Coal Ash. North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 When viewing the white billowy...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

Tens of millions of ash trees are being killed by emerald ash borers, a flat headed borer with no natural predators in the United States. Few insecticides have been effective in controlling this attack"”at least, until now. (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Research in Toledo, Ohio shows Optrolâ“ž¢, a concentrated 21.4% imidacloprid formula developed by PlantCare Science, has proven effective in protecting ash trees from emerald ash borer, according to studies by...

2011-06-03 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that effective July 1, 2011, or as contract terms permit, it will increase off-list soda ash prices by $20.00/short ton for all grades of soda ash. The increase applies to both bulk and packaged products. This increase is necessary to recover cost increases and to support continued investment in the business. List prices will remain unchanged as stated below: Bulk Soda Ash List Prices...

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2011-05-24 14:55:00

About 500 flights were grounded on Tuesday after ash from an Icelandic volcano moved its way through Britain and towards northern Europe. The clouds caused flights in and out of Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland to be cancelled. British Airways led the way in canceling flights as the ash-cloud from the Grimsvötn volcano spread eastwards. "Approximately 500 flights were cancelled from the approximately 29,000 that would have been expected today across Europe," said a...

2011-05-05 07:05:00

CINCINNATI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FlyAshDirect announces today that it has been awarded the exclusive fly ash marketing rights to American Electric Power's John E. Amos Generating Station located near Charleston, West Virginia. John E. Amos joins the Gavin, Mountaineer and Clifty Creek Power Plants in FlyAshDirect's existing portfolio of fly ash marketing contracts held with Columbus-based utility AEP, America's largest generator of electricity. FlyAshDirect plans to make the...

2011-02-18 13:30:00

Pennsylvania Hardwoods Industry will Benefit from Changes HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced that the state Emerald Ash Borer quarantine restricting the in-state movement of ash materials and all hardwood firewood will be lifted April 15. However, a federal quarantine remains in effect. The Emerald Ash Borer is a highly invasive, wood-boring beetle that kills ash trees and poses a threat to the state's $25...


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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on the...

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